Conference Lay Servant Ministry Class: Polity – Our Life Together in the United Methodist Connection (Online)-Class is Full
posted on November 24
Have you ever wondered how this movement of Methodism started, how and why we do what we do and how we do it, at the local, district and Conference level? This class unpacks a lot of history of Methodism, along with why we believe what we believe, and the “hows and whys” of why we are organized the way we are. This is a great class for all laity to understand who the people called Methodists really are. It is an advanced Lay Servant Ministry class and required for laity seeking to obtain a certified lay speaking status.
The class will be taught by Rev. Ann Mowery, a retired Methodist elder. It will be an online Zoom class, with video, reading and other homework to be done between meeting times. The videos are narrated and produced by Rev. Nate Berneking, Conference director of finance and administration.
The class will be held four times from 7-8:30 p.m. on Zoom. Class dates are January 25, February 1, February 8 and February 15, 2022. The maximum number of participants for this course is 20 people.
A Zoom link will be sent to registrants before class begins. There is no cost to take this course, but the books are to be purchased by participants.